Sunday, April 10, 2005

St. Leo's Church, Columbus, Ohio- Flashback 1999

Dispite being under the patronage of one of the great Popes, this did not stop the Diocese sending the bulldozers in. All about money, real estate and church fittings, which no-one who regularly reads this blog will be surprised about. And scandalously the Bishop refused to meet protestors.
Monday is the Feast of Pope St Leo the Great, here confronting Attila the Hun at Mantua. Only two other Popes have been called great, Pope St Gregory the Great, who has some claim to be the greatest Pope apart from St Peter and Pope St Nicholas the Great who is forgotten by everyone.  Posted by Hello

The last forty years have not only done more damage to Latin usage in and beyond the Church than even Attila the Hun managed to do. He also destroyed far fewer Churches, as half the Catholics who ever lived are still alive today.

My house shall be called a house of prayer

but Our Lady's Church, Lewiston has become a heritage centre.

The Diocese claims to place great emphasis on grass roots decision making (as long as the grass roots follow the Diocesan line)

The problems and joys of converting to Catholicism

in modern times:

As this former protestant pastor says however, "Real churches do not kill babies." For converts, very often but not always a lot of time and some anger is saved by getting in contact with priests offering the Traditional Latin Mass (see links below) or e-mail and I will identify a priest in your area.

Inasmuch as you do it to the least in the Archdiocese of Boston

Mass keeps solidarity among Archdiocese's weakest churches: "Pope John Paul said, `The diocese should always be understood as existing for its parishes,' '' said Peter Borre, co-chair of the Council of Parishes, which organized the 10 a.m. Mass at Infant Jesus/St. Lawrence in Brookline. ``This archdiocese has got it backwards.'' "